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CyberAgent Sets Up Company to Run My365 Photo App, Targets 1.5M Downloads

A couple of months back we told you about a camera app from Japan called My365, which at that time had attracted more than 100,000 downloads...

  • January 5, 2012
  • at 2:18 pm
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Will Weibo and Group-Messaging Apps Replace SMS During Chinese New Year?

For some watershed moments, you know what’s coming but just can’t pin down when exactly it will come to pass. And so it is with ...

  • January 5, 2012
  • at 12:55 pm
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Nokia Reorganizes: Asia HQ Moves from Singapore to Beijing

A few days ago we reported that Nokia (HEL:NOK1V, NYSE:NOK) was bringing in Gustavo Eichelmann as its new chief executive in China, in an ef...

  • January 5, 2012
  • at 9:46 am
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8 Securities Nails $8 Million in Funding, Ready to Launch to Public Soon

Hong Kong-based startup 8 Securities has recently closed a round of funding worth US$8 million, according to co-founder and CEO Mikaal Abdul...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 10:30 pm
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JiaThis Social Sharing Platform Acquires Startup, Will Soon Feature Comments

The Chinese startup behind the social sharing platform JiaThis has revealed that it has acquired the very young social commenting service Uy...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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Is Sony Ericsson Hinting at a Windows Phone?

Sony Ericsson, which in 2011 became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation (NYSE:SNE), just teased on their Facebook site that there ...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 5:00 pm
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Computer Radiation Myth Busted, But Chinese Mothers Still Buy It

As most of you were probably busy with other things during the holidays, I thought I’d share this piece by Adam Minter about the debat...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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This fashion startup put a Black Eyed Peas member into Depression

What are the chances of meeting an international artist or celebrity while walking in Orchard Road, Singapore’s well-known shopping di...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 1:56 pm
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Chinese Web Gaming Companies See High-Level Execs Quitting

If the excitement about Diablo 3 is any indication, games in China aren’t any less popular than they were a year ago, but something do...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 11:15 am
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New VC fund targets Indonesia with up to US$8M in new investment

CyberAgent Ventures plans to invest up to US$8M in six to eight Indonesia-based companies in 2012, reported e27. Following the launch of the...

  • January 5, 2012
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China’s Department of Commerce Wants to Get Tough on E-Commerce

E-commerce has exploded in China, with more and more users buying stuff from clothes to computers online. But as the market expands, so too ...

  • January 5, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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It’s Your Trip in a Box: Baidu Adds Travel Features Before Chinese New Year

This past year we took a look at some of the features of Baidu’s (NASDAQ:BIDU) ‘Box Computing,’ an initiative to make its ...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 10:48 pm
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It’s Official: iPhone 4S Finally Coming to China on January 13

After months of rumors, whispers, and blatantly made-up news announcements, we finally have a real release date for the iPhone 4S in China. ...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 9:52 pm
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MiniGames: A Review of Sina Weibo’s Little Amusement Park

In a bid to monetize its user-friendly but financially dragging giant, Sina recently imbued its Weibo microblogging platform with its own c...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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DEMO Asia Audition – 5 Jan

The next DEMO Asia Audition will be held tomorrow at SmartSpace. DEMO Asia is a platform for the best and brightest companies throughout As...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 4:25 pm
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The Douche Bag

Running an event is fun, especially when you’re selecting folks for a competition. At our upcoming Startup Asia event, one of the key high...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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Enter the Dragon, With Rumored Chinese New Year Update for Angry Birds Seasons [VIDEO]

Rovio Mobile, makers of the Angry Birds game series, has left a very big hint that its Angry Birds Seasons game will get a Chinese New Year ...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 1:30 pm
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10 Sites to Help You Learn Python for FREE

Elisha Tan is the Founder of Learnemy, a web application that finds you instructors for anything you want to learn. Always wanted to build a...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 10:15 am
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